The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies in Torfaen during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South Wales / Torfaen
Rank 14 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 2.78% 5.15% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 5.15% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £30,500 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.55% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 97 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 100.00% 100.00% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 87 91
Median salary £34,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.83% +16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £51,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Torfaen that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Torfaen

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in Torfaen.

Salary trend for Technical Support in Torfaen

Technical Support
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +12 1 £30,500 +35.55%
Technical Support
South Wales

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Torfaen region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle